New Making Changes programmes are starting soon, with limited places available. Book now for a place on their FREE 12 week programme, featuring many topics to promote healthier lifestyles, better eating habits and being more active. Rewards on completion include a free 3 month family leisure pass to use in our three Active Blackpool leisure centres as well as an invite to our graduation event.

For further information please email making.changes@blackpool.gov.uk or visit their website.


Healthworks, 1 Clifton Street,  FY1 1JD

EPEC Being a Parent Wednesday 9.45-11.45 (excl half term) 27/04/2022-13/07/2022
Safeguarding for Parents Wednesday 1.00-3.00 (excl half term) 27/04/2022-13/07/2022
EPEC Being a Parent Wednesday 9.45-11.45 (excl half term) 21/09/2022- 30/11/2022
Safeguarding for Parents Wednesday 1.00-3.00 (excl half term) 21/09/2022- 30/11/2022

@The Grange, 2a Dinmore Ave, FY3 7RW

Caring for Babies and Toddlers Wednesday 9.30-11.30 (excl half term) 27/04/2022-13/07/2022
Safeguarding for Parents Wednesday 9.30-11.30 (excl half term) 21/09/2022- 30/11/2022

Westminster Primary Academy,  Westminster Road, FY1 2QE

EPEC Being a Parent Wednesday 12.15-2.15 (excl half term) 27/04/2022-13/07/2022
Caring for Babies and Toddlers Wednesday 1.00-3.00 (excl half term) 21/09/2022- 30/11/2022

St Cuthbert’s, Lightwood Ave, FY4 2AU

Safeguarding for Parents Thursday 9.30-11.30 (excl half term) 28/04/2022-14/07/2022
EPEC Being a Parent Thursday 9.45-11.45 (excl half term) 22/09/2022- 01/12/2022

The Local Authority and the local NHS Trust have jointly funded a ‘Health, Social Care, Childcare and Community Directory for the Fylde Coast’.

The link for this directory is:    www.fyidirectory.co.uk


There is a new project at Blackpool Carers Centre and through this new project they aim to support carers affected by a loved one’s problematic substance use, providing them with information around substances, addiction and recovery, time and space to discuss the impact of their caring role and opportunities for respite and peer support.

Please use the above contact information should you feel you or any loved ones would benefit from this project.



Blackpool Beating Bullying

Blackpool Beating Bullying is a campaign set up by young people, for young people with the aim of preventing and raising awareness for bullying across all Blackpool schools. You can find out more Resilience Revolution – Blackpool Beating Bullying (google.com)

The Bronze Charter Mark in which our school could receive an award which shows that we are doing everything possible with young people, staff, parents/carers and governors to prevent and raise awareness for bullying.

Resilience Framework- Family Version


Parenting with a mental health problem

The following link explains difficulties you may face as a parent with a mental health problem, support available and suggestions on how to help yourself and your children – please click here.


Tea and Talk Information Drop-in Sessions

Do you have a child, young person with SEN (Special Educational Needs), or do you feel that your child/young person is struggling with their education?

Do you have questions about how your child should be supported in nursery, school or college?

If so, why not come along to an informal SENDIASS virtual Skype tea and talk information sessions to see how they can help?

Just contact them via email at sendiass@blackpool.gov.uk to let them know which date you would like to go along and they will send you an invitation; it couldn’t be easier!

Session numbers are limited so register early to secure your preferred date.

Dates

Session dates are listed below, times for each are 11.30am to 12.30pm

  • Tuesday 10 May 2022
  • Tuesday 7 June 2022

Togetherall is an award-winning digital mental health service available at togetherall.com.

Here are some courses available with Togetherall


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Young Minds offer three different services to parents and carers who are concerned about their child’s mental health, up to the age of 25. Here, you can find out more information about things such as their Parents Helpline, Webchat and Email service.​

They can be contacted for free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.


Parents’ Toolkit: SEND

BBC Bitesize have put together this guidance for parents/carers of children with SEND in understanding supporting their children at home.